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2013-2014 Standings

League Standings
DIV GP W L OT P ROW GF GA Diff Home Away S/O L10 Streak
1
 z - Boston
A795318811450254166+8830-7-323-11-5-6-1-3OT 1
2
 x - Anaheim
P795120811049255196+5927-8-424-12-4-6-3-1Won 1
3
 x - Colorado
C795121710946243206+3726-11-425-10-3-7-1-2Won 1
4
 y - Pittsburgh
M795024510544241195+4627-9-223-15-3-5-5-0Won 1
5
 x - St. Louis
C795220711143246178+6828-8-424-12-3-5-5-0Lost 3
6
 x - NY Rangers
M80443159340216188+2819-17-425-14-1-7-2-1Won 1
7
 x - San Jose
P794921910739239185+5428-7-521-14-4-4-4-2Lost 1
8
 x - Chicago
C7945191510539259199+6026-7-719-12-8-6-4-0Won 3
9
 x - Montréal
A79452779739212196+1622-12-523-15-2-8-2-0Won 2
10
 x - Philadelphia
M79412999138225215+1024-14-217-15-7-4-4-2Won 2
11
 x - Los Angeles
P79452869637197162+3523-14-322-14-3-7-3-0Lost 2
12
 x - Tampa Bay
A79432799536233205+2823-10-620-17-3-5-3-2Won 1
13
 Columbus
M79413178936223208+1522-15-419-16-3-5-4-1Won 2
14
 Dallas
C793929118935230218+1222-10-717-19-4-7-3-0Won 1
15
 x - Minnesota
C804226129634200189+1125-9-517-17-7-6-3-1Won 3
16
 New Jersey
M793429168434191190+120-11-814-18-8-5-2-3Lost 1
17
 Detroit
A793827149033215216-118-12-1020-15-4-6-3-1Won 1
18
 Nashville
C793532128233200225-2517-17-518-15-7-6-2-2OT 1
19
 Carolina
M793434117933198215-1718-16-616-18-5-4-4-2Lost 2
20
 Phoenix
P793628158730212218-621-13-515-15-10-3-3-4OT 2
21
 Vancouver
P793533118130187206-1919-14-616-19-5-5-4-1Lost 1
22
 Toronto
A80383488429229247-1824-16-114-18-7-2-8-0Lost 2
23
 Ottawa
A793431148229232255-2316-17-618-14-8-6-3-1Won 2
24
 Winnipeg
C803535108028221227-617-17-618-18-4-4-5-1Lost 1
25
 Calgary
P79343877528202225-2318-18-316-20-4-6-4-0Won 3
26
 Washington
M793630138526226227-120-13-616-17-7-4-3-3Won 2
27
 NY Islanders
M793137117324218256-3813-19-918-18-2-5-3-2Lost 2
28
 Edmonton
P80284396524198262-6415-21-313-22-6-3-7-0Lost 1
29
 Florida
A80284486420190257-6715-19-513-25-3-2-8-0Lost 1
30
 Buffalo
A79214995114152234-8213-21-68-28-3-2-7-1Lost 4
Results For This date
Montréal Canadiens - 2 @ Chicago Blackhawks - 3
Detroit Red Wings - 3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins - 4
Columbus Blue Jackets - 3 @ Dallas Stars - 1
Los Angeles Kings - 3 @ Calgary Flames - 4
San Jose Sharks - 2 @ Anaheim Ducks - 5
Playoff Format (NEW for 2013-14)
As has been the case since 1979-80, 16 teams will qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This season, however, the format is a set bracket that is largely division-based with wild cards.

The top three teams in each division will make up the first 12 teams in the playoffs. The remaining four spots will be filled by the next two highest-placed finishers in each conference, based on regular-season record and regardless of division. It is possible for one division in each conference to send five teams to the postseason while the other sends just three.

In the First Round, the division winner with the best record in each conference will be matched against the wild-card team with the lesser record; the wild card team with the better record will play the other division winner.

The teams finishing second and third in each division will meet in the First Round within the bracket headed by their respective division winners. First-round winners within each bracket play one another in the Second Round to determine the four participants in the Conference Finals.

Home-ice advantage through the first two rounds goes to the team that placed higher in the regular-season standings. In the Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Final, home-ice advantage goes to the team that had the better regular-season record -- regardless of the teams' final standing in their respective divisions.
Legend
X - Clinched Playoff spot
Y - Clinched Division
Z - Clinched Conference
P - Clinched Presidents Trophy
GP - Games Played
W - Wins (worth two points)
L - Losses (worth zero points)
OT - OT/Shootout losses (worth one point)
PTS - Points
ROW - Total number of Regulation plus Overtime Wins (used in 2nd tiebreaker at right)
GF - Goals For
GA - Goals Against
DIFF - Goal Differential
HOME - Home record
AWAY - Away record
S/O - Record in games decided by Shootout
L10 - Record in last ten games
STREAK - Number of consecutive wins, regulation losses, or OT/SO losses.
Tie-Breaking procedure
If two or more clubs are tied in points during the regular season, the standing of the clubs is determined in the following order:

  • The fewer number of games played (i.e., superior points percentage).
  • The greater number of games won, excluding games won in the Shootout. This figure is reflected in the ROW column.
  • The greater number of points earned in games between the tied clubs. If two clubs are tied, and have not played an equal number of home games against each other, points earned in the first game played in the city that had the extra game shall not be included. If more than two clubs are tied, the higher percentage of available points earned in games among those clubs, and not including any "odd" games, shall be used to determine the standing.
  • The greater differential between goals for and against for the entire regular season. NOTE: In standings a victory in a shootout counts as one goal for, while a shootout loss counts as one goal against.
OTHER LEAGUES: STANDINGS
Quote of the Day

I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh